Back in the Middle Ages, as well as speaking English and Latin, many people living in Britain also spoke French.
Memorials to the terror attack have become visual and transient – a battleground to contest parts of French identity.
Cameroon's Anglophone crisis that's pitted its English speaking citizens against the central government could result in the country being denied preferential trade agreements with the US.
Attempts to change French grammar to make it more gender-blind have aroused the wrath of many conservatives.
French is no longer taught as a European language representative of "French" culture in South Africa. New modes of teaching, learning and research speak to an inclusive Africanist agenda.
To understand the full scale of the world's linguistic diversity, we should be thinking about languages and how speakers relate to them.
The crisis in modern language teaching.
Everyone should learn another language.
Emmanuel Macron may have won the presidential election, but his agenda could fail if his party doesn't get a majority in Parliament.
The importance of speaking other languages in a post-Brexit world.
Turns out the way you are exposed to new languages could be the key.